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fortune-teller

['fɔːʧuːnˌtelə] , [-tjuːn-] брит. / амер.

сущ.

ворожея, гадалка

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fortune-teller

['fɔːtʃənˌtelə]

n

гадалка, предсказательница будущего

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Standing by the well, the fortune-teller and the mechanic-enthusiast continued their conversation.
Стоя у колодца, гадалка и слесарь-энтузиаст продолжали беседу.
Ilf, Ilya,Petrov, Eugene / The Twelve ChairsИльф, Илья,Петров, Евгений / Двенадцать Стульев
Двенадцать Стульев
Ильф, Илья,Петров, Евгений
© Издательство "Правда", 1987
The Twelve Chairs
Ilf, Ilya,Petrov, Eugene
© 1961 by Random House, Inc.
The fortune-teller explained all this to the widow, using the words and phrases current among graphologists, palmists, and horse-traders.
Все это гадалка объяснила вдове, употребляя слова и термины, принятые в среде графологов, хиромантов и лошадиных барышников.
Ilf, Ilya,Petrov, Eugene / The Twelve ChairsИльф, Илья,Петров, Евгений / Двенадцать Стульев
Двенадцать Стульев
Ильф, Илья,Петров, Евгений
© Издательство "Правда", 1987
The Twelve Chairs
Ilf, Ilya,Petrov, Eugene
© 1961 by Random House, Inc.
I'm a fortune-teller.
Я та же ворожея.
Turgenev, I.S. / On the eveТургенев, И.С. / Накануне
Накануне
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1976
On the eve
Turgenev, I.S.
© 1st World Library, 2008
Is she a real fortune-teller?' demanded the Misses Eshton.
Она настоящая гадалка? - засыпала ее вопросами миссис Эштон.
Bronte, Charlotte / Jane EyreБронте, Шарлотта / Джен Эйр
Джен Эйр
Бронте, Шарлотта
© Издательство «Правда», 1988 г.
Jane Eyre
Bronte, Charlotte
© 2009 by Wayne Josephson
"I'm hardly an expert," Jonah protested as he came over and took Roger's hand, peering at the palm like a Gypsy fortune-teller.
— Да какой я эксперт! Иона подошел и, как гадалка, взял руку Роджера.
Zahn, Timothy / The Green And The GrayЗан, Тимоти / Зеленые и серые
Зеленые и серые
Зан, Тимоти
The Green And The Gray
Zahn, Timothy
© 2004 by Timothy Zahn
In the Boulevard de la Somme the hairdressers were busy under the trees and the fortune-tellers squatted against the walls with their soiled packs of cards.
На бульваре де ла Сомм под деревьями орудовали цирюльники, а гадалки, примостившись на корточках у стены, тасовали засаленные карты.
Greene, Henry Graham / The Quiet AmericanГрин, Генри Грэм / Тихий американец
Тихий американец
Грин, Генри Грэм
© "Издательство иностранной литературы", 1959
The Quiet American
Greene, Henry Graham
© 1955 by Graham Greene

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